Starting today: “Introduction to Infographics and Data Visualization”

A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to notice a Tweet go by with information about a free MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) taught by Alberto Cairo, whose new book The Functional Art caught my eye as a potential textbook for a class in infographics and data visualization (if I ever know enough and have the chance to teach one).  I leapt at the chance – and recruited a friend to join too.

Good thing I acted fast. Although they called it a MOOC (the one I just finished had over 80,000 registered students), the Knight Center didn’t really expect a big turnout.  Realizing that their servers might not hold up, enrollment was capped at 2000.  I made the cut, and so did Dr. Iwa Else, my friend and the only other full-time sociologist at the school. Now we’re finally getting to see the opening videos and begin the readings.

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Benedictine sister of St. Scholastica Monastery, Duluth, Minnesota
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